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Uber backup driver charged with negligent homicide in self-driving accident

A self driving Volvo vehicle, purchased by Uber, moves along the streets of Scottsdale, Arizona, U.S., December 1, 2017. Photo taken on December 1, 2017. Natalie Behring / reuters It has been more than two years since one of Uber’s autonomous SUVs struck and killed Elaine Herzberg in Tempe, Arizona. Last year one group of …

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Unredacted suit shows Google’s own engineers confused by privacy settings

Enlarge Sean Gallup | Getty Images Newly unsealed and partially unredacted documents from a consumer fraud suit the state of Arizona filed against Google show that company employees knew and discussed among themselves that the company’s location privacy settings were confusing and potentially misleading. In 2018, the Associated Press reported that Maps and some other …

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US logs record 40K COVID-19 cases in a day as experts brace for rise in deaths

Enlarge / Vice President Mike Pence speaks after leading a White House Coronavirus Task Force briefing at the Department of Health and Human Services on June 26, 2020 in Washington, DC. Getty | Joshua Roberts The US logged nearly 40,000 new cases of COVID-19 nationwide Thursday—the highest daily total yet in the course of the …

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